Mark is Principal at Mach 2 Consulting, a Victorian consultancy which he co-founded in 1993. Since then, he has run the consultancy business out of the small North East Victorian town of Yackandandah. His work is focused on strategic planning and business case preparation in the public, private and community sectors. He has also worked extensively in the establishment of numerous social and community-owned enterprises.
Mark was a foundation shareholder and first chairman of the Yackandandah Community Development Company. Formed in 2002 in response to the closure of the township’s only fuel station, YCDCo. was set up under social enterprise principles with a broad-based community ownership model. Today, nearly 50% of local households are shareholders in YCDCo. Ltd.